CalCOFI is a long-term, interdisciplinary, cross-sectoral ecosystem research program off the coast of California that holistically studies the physics, biogeochemistry, and biology of the marine environment to inform the sustainable management of marine resources in the context of climate change
Marine Mammal Biology
Studying the physiology and ecology of whales, dolphins, and other marine mammals through methods ranging from molecular ecology to tracking the movements of individuals and populations using acoustics, satellites, and other remote sensing methods.
Centers, Labs, and Programs
Investigates biological and ecological questions that range from a basic understanding of short and long-term behavioral patterns and geographic distribution of animals, to questions like habitat preference and quality, predator-prey interactions, or adaptations to anthropogenic impacts and a changing environment.
Tracking the U.S. population of soupfin sharks yields firsts for scien...